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The international community has so far failed to made a dent in the climate crisis. Is the problem all about governance?
Should our tax system be discouraging automation or leveling the tax playing field between workers and machines?
There’s an urgent need to stop funding wars and human rights abuses abroad and to free up funding for human needs at home. The Freedom Caucus can’t be counted on for either.
The racial wealth divide between Black and White Americans is much bigger — and more stubborn — than many of us realize. The median African-American household has just 6 percent of […]
Following derailments across the country, rail workers have a solution to the nation’s rail crisis: public ownership.
The oil and gas industry and its government backers are taking over this year’s global climate talks, with US backing.
We could fund programs that meet real human needs for basics like housing, food, education, and child care.
Following multiple, dangerous derailments across the country, those working the railroad have a solution to the nation’s rail crisis: public ownership.
Taxpayers are subsidizing donors who retain control of their wealth instead of sharing it through philanthropy.
The United States and China should be putting their surveillance capabilities to better use.